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It is a not a fear of death but rather a fear of ending life unfulfilled.


Sir Walter Scott

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Busily engaged in doing nothing. [A squirrel in a cage.]
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As long as the Fates permit, live cheerfully.
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We do that in our zeal our calmer moment would be afraid to answer.
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He may as well not thank at all, who thanks when none are by.
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Let him who has granted a favour speak not of it; let him who has received one, proclaim it.
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He grieves more than is necessary who grieves before any cause for sorrow has arisen.
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Extreme remedies are never the first to be resorted to.
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Crime requires further crime to conceal it.
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Where's the coward that would not dare To fight for such a land?
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After a bad harvest sow again. [Yield not to difficulties.]
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Caution comes too late when we are in the midst of evils.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Necessity--thou best of peacemakers, As well as surest prompter of invention.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Some feelings are to mortals given, With less of earth in them than heaven.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Oh what a tangled web we weave,
When first we practise to deceive!
SIR WALTER SCOTT
He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
The will to do, the soul to dare.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
My foot is on my native heath, and my name is MacGregor.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Contentious fierce, Ardent, and dire, spring from no petty cause.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
O Caledonia! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child! Land of brown heath and shaggy wo...
SIR WALTER SCOTT
The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in...
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Is death the last step? No, it is the final awakening.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife! To all the sensual world proclaim. One crowded hour of glor...
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Credit is like a looking - glass, which when once sullied by a breath, may be wiped clean again; but...
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Real valor consists not in being insensible to danger; but in being prompt to confront and disarm it...
SIR WALTER SCOTT
He that climbs a ladder must begin at the first round
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Better ride safe in the dark, says the proverb, than in the daylight with a cut-throat at your elbow
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
What is a diary as a rule? A document useful to the person who keeps it. Dull to the contemporary wh...
SIR WALTER SCOTT
You whirled them to the back of beyont.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
St. Leon raised his kindling eye, And lifts the sparkling cup on high; "I drink to one," he sa...
SIR WALTER SCOTT
It is part of the cure to wish to be cured. [Lat., Pars sanitatis velle sanari fruit.]
SIR WALTER SCOTT
It is a disgrace to say one thing and think another; but how much more disgraceful to write one thi...
SIR WALTER SCOTT
If you live according to the requirements of nature, you will never be in want; if according to the...
SIR WALTER SCOTT
He who repents of his fault is almost guiltless.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Bear in mind that you commit a crime by injuring even a wicked brother.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
As many servants so many enemies.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
It [true love] is the secret sympathy, The silver link, the silken tie, Which heart to heart, ...
SIR WALTER SCOTT
It is more than probable that the average man could, with no injury to his health, increase his effi...
SIR WALTER SCOTT
I cannot tell how the truth may be; I say the tale as it was said to me
SIR WALTER SCOTT
I am enamoured of my journal
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Court not the critic's smile nor dread his frown
SIR WALTER SCOTT
Oh, what a tangled web we weave...when first we practice to deceive.
WALTER SCOTT
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining un...
WALTER SCOTT
He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out o...
WALTER SCOTT
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven, and ...
WALTER SCOTT